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12/5/2008; 11/21/2008; 11/14/2008; 11/7/2008; 10/31/2008; 10/24/2008; 10/17/2008; 10/10/2008; 10/3/2008; 9/26/2008; 9/19/2008; 9/12/2008; 9/5/2008; 9/12/2008; 5/2/2008, 4/25/2008, 4/18/2008, 4/11/2008, 4/4/2008, 3/21/2008, 3/14/2008, 3/7/2008, 2/29/2008, 2/22/2008, 2/15/2008, 2/8/2008, 2/1/2008, 1/25/2008, 1/18/2008

 

 

News Archive - Fall 2008

The Follow-Up Survey. This summer, a follow-up assessment survey was administered to STEM faculty hired in Fall 2007. Five respondents identified areas MU excels in, such as collegiality, as well as areas that need improvement relative to a faculty member's first year on campus. (12/5/2008) More information...

 


Analysis of MU-ADVANCE Offer Survey Year 2 Results. A survey was administered to candidates offered STEM positions to provide feedback on MU’s recruitment efforts over the last 2 years. Sixteen respondents ranked the importance of 16 factors relative to their decision to accept or decline MU’s offer. New hires were also surveyed to determine whether MU supplies support and resources. The next Update will include those results from new hires.(11/21/2008) More information...

 


Striving to Increase Student Funding. Grant Chat #8 explored student funding opportunities. Suggestions were made on how to facilitate the process of both identifying funds and generating interest among students. A brief tutorial of the Community of Science Workbench, an online grants resource databank, was provided. For information on how to register for a Community of Science (CoS) Workshop, and for a summary of last week’s Grant Chat, please visit the MU-ADVANCE Grant Chat page. (11/31/2009)

 


The Changing Face of Marshall University. Over the past year, Marshall has undergone a transformation with relative to administrative hires. MU-ADVANCE highlights the “Changing Faces of MU” in this week’s update. Follow this link to learn more about some key administrators at Marshall. (10/3/2008) More information...

 


MU-ADVANCE and the Department of Chemistry are pleased to announce that Dr. Laura McCunn is one of eight recipients to be awarded the prestigious Camille and Henry Dreyfus Faculty Start-Up Awards. (9/12/2008) More information...

 


MU-ADVANCE, currently in its third year, welcomes everyone back to the beginning of a new academic year. We are pleased with the progress MU-ADVANCE has made in its first two years and are excited to offer you a glimpse of what the program has planned for this year!(9/5/2008) More information...

 

 

News Archive - Spring 2008

Dr. Mary Etta Hight will retire from Marshall University’s Department of Biological Sciences at the end of the Spring semester, after having spent 32 years as a faculty member. After the close of her “great ride,” Dr. Hight plans to spend retirement gardening, travelling, and perhaps even finishing a book on the mammals of West Virginia. MU-ADVANCE extends a sincere thank you to Dr. Hight for her dedication to Marshall. (4/18/2008) More information...

 


Dr. Elaine Baker, MU-ADVANCE Administrative Partner, Professor of Psychology, and the Director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL), will hand her duties to the next generation June 1, 2008. After 36 years of service to Marshall, Dr. Baker will begin a new phase in her life: retirement. MU-ADVANCE thanks Dr. Baker for all her efforts with the Program, and hopes hers is a happy retirement. (4/11/2008) More information...

 


MU-ADVANCE Presents at Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) Conference. MU-ADVANCE facilitated a session at the 2008 ASA Conference, focusing on issues of recruitment and retention (tenure/promotion, campus climate, and policies) that pose barriers to the advancement of women academics in Appalachia. (4/4/2008) More information...

 


Dr. Sarah Denman is... Marshall. Having spent a lifetime at the institution, beginning as an undergraduate and working her way to become Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost, Dr. Denman’s role at Marshall will be changing. She will remain a consultant on special assignments, but will spend the majority of her time dedicated to numerous boards of directors in the community. MU-ADVANCE wishes her well as she enters this new phase in her life. (4/4/2008) More information...

 


MU-ADVANCE Faculty Survey III: Job Satisfaction at Marshall. MU-ADVANCE has analyzed overall job satisfaction at Marshall, comparing data from the 2007 MU-ADVANCE climate survey to the 2007 Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) survey on tenure-track faculty job satisfaction. (3/21/2008) More information...

 


MU-ADVANCE Faculty Survey II: Workload and Resources. MU-ADVANCE has analyzed workload and resource data based on MU-STEM faculty responses to our climate survey. These data have been compared to results from the 2007 Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) survey on tenure-track faculty job satisfaction, which includes more than 6000 responses from university faculty. (3/7/2008) More information...

 


MU-ADVANCE presents 2007 work/life balance data based on Marshall STEM faculty responses, and compares these to results from the 2007 Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) survey on tenure-track faculty job satisfaction, which includes more than 6000 responses from university faculty. (2/29/2008) More information...

 


MU-ADVANCE Initiatives Impact University Efforts. Although MU-ADVANCE targets female faculty in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, the program has transcended the boundaries of these disciplines to encompass the entire university, through recruitment, policy change, and faculty development initiatives. (2/22/2008) More information...

 


Three new Administrative Partners join MU-ADVANCE: Dr. Michelle Douglas, Director of Equity Programs; Ms. Denise Hogsett, Director of Career Services; and Dr. John Maher, Vice President for Research. (2/1/2008) More information...

 


As an initiative of MU-ADVANCE, recruitment is a high priority. Although the Program is making a concerted effort to change recruitment efforts, gearing toward a more diverse faculty, we recognize that this does not necessarily mean that the atmosphere will change. In other words, Marshall can attempt to recruit more women, but that does not guarantee that the offers extended will be accepted. (1/25/2008) More information...

 


Attrition Analysis of STEM Departments shows that over the last four years, 50% of STEM faculty who left the university (36 faculty in all) did so through retirement; 39% left voluntarily; and 11% were not reappointed (Table 1). During this time period, 5 women and 9 men from STEM departments voluntarily resigned. The percentage of women among faculty leaving STEM departments was 36%, exceeding the percent population of female faculty (24%) for this time period. (1/18/2008) More information...

 


MU-ADVANCE Newsletters: Spring 2007, Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Summer 2009, Winter 2010,

 


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